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Week’s highlights include Treeline CD release party and Owl’s third birthday celebrations

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It is an unsung rule of thumb in Lethbridge that if you can keep a bar open for three years, then you are destined for success.
 The Owl Acoustic Lounge celebrates this benchmark by bringing in a whole week’s worth of music.Treeline and Shaela Miller release their new CD with a two day celebration. Photo by Richard Amery

 While they usually only have touring acts on weekend, this week, they have people coming in to play each night. Kalle Mattson and David McKillip perform tonight (Oct. 8) Ontario based singer songwriter Sean Burns plays the L.A. Beat open mic on Wednesday, Oct. 9.

 PandaCorn’s Megan Nash plays a solo show at the Owl Acoustic Lounge featuring songs from her new EP on Oct. 10 with Mary Caroline and Library trivia night.

 The next night, Oct. 11 Calgary born, Montreal based transgendered singer songwriter Rae Spoon returns to the Owl Acoustic Lounge to play everything from folk to techno music, mostly from her new CD and film “My Prairie Home.”
 The Owl Acoustic Lounge goes blues on Oct 12 as Sean Pinchin returns in support of his new CD “Rustbucket.” Local folk/ rock band the Necessities also play a rare show on the same night.

The Slice, as always, has a couple big shows this week. Beloved local singer-songwriter Shaela Miller and Treeline are having a two-day CD release party on Oct. 11 and Oct. 12. While the Saturday, Oct. 12 show is sold out, there are still tickets available for the Oct. 11 show.

They will be joined by songwriter Carolyn Mark and Her New Best Friends on Oct. 11.
 The next night, they will be joined by the Local Haunts and possibly Rob Ursel. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door for each show.

The Slice has a big rock show on Oct. 10 with local progressive rock trio Lustre Creame, DIRT and Chronobot performing.
 Jazz jams are back as well. HBO 3 hosts a jazz jam at the Slice, Oct. 9.
 The  Inferno Nightclub and Shisha Lounge also has a big show this week as well as Toronto based pop singer Andrew Allen performs. He scored three top 10 hits including  “I Wanna be Your Christmas,” “ I Want You” and his biggest single “Loving You Tonight.” He has toured with Bruno Mars, One Republic, Train and the Barenaked Ladies.
 He plays on Oct. 10. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

 If you need your fix of metal, Damage Inc. a tribute to Metallica play Average Joes, Oct. 13 with Suzie and the Home Wreckers. The show begins at 8 p.m.

— By Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 08 October 2013 16:15 )  
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